|Fran Saed 25feb2010 Yiddish Book Center|
Fran Saed, longtime resident of New York’s Jewish community, was interviewed by Aaron Lansky on February 25, 2010, at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Fran discusses her childhood and family connections to the Jewish communities of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Harlem, and the Far Rockaways (Queens) beginning in the 1930s. She provides an account of her two-year attendance at kheyder (Jewish religious school) and her tzedakah (charity) collections for the Tabor Home for Tuberculosis i...
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|Carol Tellerman 14Mar2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)|
Carol Tellerman, member of the Khazamir Chorale of pre-WWII Lodz, Poland, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 14, 2013 in North Miami Beach, Florida. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, visit: www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Carol Tellerman Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, N...
Keywords: song; singing; Childhood; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Music; Eastern Europe; United States; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Urban; Shtetl; Travel; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Carol Tellerman; Lodz; Chelm; Poland; Holocaust Survivor; Bergen-Belsen; Khazamir Chorale; Singing; Sing; Sung; Song; Sang; Kasriel Broydo; Kazryel Broydo; Feldafing Camp; DP Camp; Displaced Persons Camp; Arthur Szmul Zygielbaum; Szmul Zygielbaum; Arthur Zygelbaum; Warsaw Ghetto; Holocaust; La Traviata; The Ghetto; Morris Tellerman; Wexler Oral History Project; ybc; nybc; Jewish culture; Yiddish speaker; Yiddish Book Center